Season at a Glance
October 1, 4:00 p.m.
The Symphony will open the season with Dvorak’s New World Symphony, featuring what many consider to be one of the most beautiful melodies in all of classical music. The Symphony will also perform Liszt’s poetic Piano Concerto No. 1, performed by award-winning pianist Tatiana Tessman.
December 16, 7:00 p.m. & December 17, 4:00 p.m.
Feel the holiday spirit at the Symphony’s annual Christmas Festival, featuring song and dance from the Symphony, Center for Theatre Arts, Tamara Howe School of Dance, Salina Chorale, Kansas Wesleyan University and Salina Youth Choir. Fun for the whole family!
January 27, 7:00 p.m. & January 28, 4:00 p.m.
THE SLEEPING BEAUTY
The Symphony will partner with Tamara Howe School of Dance and local dancers to present Tchaikovsky’s The Sleeping Beauty ballet on the Stiefel Theatre stage. This beloved tale of the beautiful Princess Aurora, a dashing prince and the triumph of good over evil will leave you feeling happily ever after!
March 11, 4:00 p.m.
The Symphony and guest artist Tina Bouey will treat the audience to Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D Major, remarkable for its unwavering melodic inspiration and passionate expression. The concert will also feature Sibelius’ masterful Symphony No. 7.
May 6, 4:00 p.m.
The Symphony will close the season with Timeless Opera featuring two world-renowned opera singers with roots in North Central Kansas. Rebecca Copley and David Corman will join the Symphony and the Kansas Wesleyan University Chorale in presenting operatic favorites from Puccini, Strauss, Wagner and more!
ENCORE PERFORMANCES & SPECIAL EVENTS
November 5, 4:00 p.m.
DISNEY IN CONCERT–A DREAM IS A WISH
Experience the stories of Frozen, The Little Mermaid, The Lion King, Aladdin, Pocahontas and more as told through the voices of four Broadway-caliber singers, original Disney film footage and sweeping orchestral scores. The magic of Disney storytelling comes to life once again and reminds us anew that “…if you keep on believing, the dream that you wish will come true.”
February 17, 5:30 p.m.
Salina Country Club
Join us for the 10th annual Symphony Gala! The festive evening includes dinner, a live/silent auction, and the best in entertainment from our talented Symphony musicians and guest artists.
June 2, 7:00 p.m.
SYMPHONY AT SUNSET
Eisenhower Presidential Library Campus
Commemorate the anniversary of D-Day at this annual outdoor concert held on the grounds of the Eisenhower Presidential Library. The concert will feature patriotic favorites as well as popular classics.
November 12, 6:30 p.m. & April 15, 6:30 p.m.
YOUTH SYMPHONY CONCERTS
These inspiring performances will feature more than 170 members of the Youth Symphony, Junior Youth Symphony and Preparatory Orchestra.